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CDC issues zika travel alert for The Bahamas

Following reported local mosquito transmission of zika virus infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) on Tuesday issued a zika virus travel notice for The Bahamas. Local transmission of zika has been reported on the island of New […]

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Four zika cases confirmed in Bahamas; 26 pregnant women tested positive in St Lucia

Health officials in The Bahamas said on Monday that four cases of zika infection in total have been confirmed on New Providence. Officials said there are 83 suspected

Doctors Hospital Re-Accredited by Joint Commission International

The Board of Directors and Executive Team at Doctors Hospital is proud to announce that the hospital has once again been Accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI)

PAHO discusses new strategies to improve region’s health

The Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is discussing strategies and plans to improve the health of people in the Americas. The issues being addressed by

Endoscopic procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome: fast recovery with less pain

In order to correct carpal tunnel syndrome, unlike open procedures that are most common in the Caribbean, endoscopic procedures are much less painful, and the recovery and rehabilitation

CDC rules out Ebola as cause of death of Bahamian patient

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has ruled out Ebola as the cause of death of a Bahamian woman

Health officials in Bahamas allay Ebola concerns after death

Amid speculation about a possible Ebola case in the Bahamas, health officials say it’s unlikely that a woman who died on Sunday evening after being hospitalized following a

Bahamas Red Cross Launches Massive HIV & AIDS Awareness Intervention in Abaco

Recently, The Bahamas Red Cross Humanitarian Delegation, led by Director-General, Caroline Turnquest made an official visit to the Island of Abaco for the official launch of its American

NEMA, PAHO train group to better manage supplies post-disaster

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has trained a core group of individuals to better manage relief supplies following a disaster. The training through computer software Logistics Support

Bahamas RISE Programme to Reduce Poverty, Produce Healthier, Better-Educated Children and Families

Almost 400 persons have already registered for the RISE (Renewing, Inspiring, Sustaining, Empowering) Programme which was launched less than one month ago in New Providence. The RISE Programme

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